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deroof

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de- +‎ roof

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deroof (third-person singular simple present deroofs, present participle deroofing, simple past and past participle deroofed)

  1. (transitive) To remove part of the outer wall of (a cyst, etc.) to aid healing.
    • 2013 August 2, Nishchit Hegde, Bharati Hiremath, “Primary peritoneal hydatidosis”, in BMJ Case Reports[1], volume 2013, DOI:10.1136/bcr-2013-200435:
      The patient was managed by a combination of preoperative and postoperative antihelminthic therapy along with laparotomy, cyst deroofing, toileting and omentoplasty.

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